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Improve Home-Energy Efficiency With a Ceiling Fan

Save money and energy with these step-by-step instructions on how to install a ceiling fan.

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Top 35 Ceiling Fans Projects

  1. 1. Ceiling Fan Maintenance Primer (00:57)

    Follow this guide to tune-up, clean and maintain your ceiling fans.

  2. 2. Remote-Control Ceiling Fan (01:50)

    Learn how to install a ceiling fan that operates with a remote.

  3. 3. Cool Craftsman Style (03:23)

    This family of six can't afford to be kitchenless for long.

  4. 4. Step 1: Choose the Right Size (00:33)

    How to choose the correct size ceiling fan for a room.

  5. 5. Ceiling Fan Switches (02:08)

    Get some expert advice about installing a dimmer to a ceiling fan.

  6. 6. Easy Ceiling Fan Installation (03:36)

    Save money year-round by installing a ceiling fan.

  7. 7. Pendant-Light Ceiling Fan (00:01:32)

    This compact pendant-light ceiling fan goes where no fan has gone before.

  8. 8. How to Paint a Ceiling Fan

    A ceiling fan gets a new look, a coat of stainless-steel acrylic paint is applied to give it a rustic look reminiscent of old metal.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. Step 2: Remove Light Fixture (01:33)

    How to remove an existing light fixture from the ceiling.

  10. 10. Install a High-Efficiency Replacement Bath Fan and Light

    Reduce your home's electrical bill by installing this energy-saving unit.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Step 4: Install Bracket (01:48)

    How to install the mounting bracket for a ceiling fan.

  12. 12. Step 6: Attach Fan Blades (01:00)

    How to attach the fan blades to the rotating bezel.

  13. 13. The Russells (01:29)

    The Russells' new home has an entry room that makes a bad first impression.

  14. 14. How to Hang an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

    An outdoor ceiling fan can provide cooling breezes and light to outdoor living spaces that are exposed to the elements.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Ceiling Fan Install: Overview (04:16)

    Overview of steps to replace an existing light fixture with a ceiling fan.

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